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    • My Purple & Turquoise Bathroom Retreat, I am 21 and this is my bathroom
I have decided to just leave it white for a little longer just adding color with accessories
Right now I don't have the money to replace the flooring,countertops or lighting so if anybody has any suggestions they either need to be free or not much money or it can't be changed 
It may not be everyone's taste but it works for me
I just want to keep it in the same style and colors as my bedroom
Please rate and comment and let me know what you think, Bathrooms Design

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    • Small Garden Space, I had an area outside of my kitchen window that needed a face lift. Using salvaged pieces such as an old wine barrel and old shutters, I created a calm garden and water feature in a small space., Gardens Design

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    • Laundry Room Make Over, I saw your on line article about laundry rooms. I recently cleaned up, organized, and decorated my small laundry room.  Happy with how it turned out., Other Spaces Design

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    • dark bedroom, with feminine flair, My dark walled bedroom with airy curtains and feminine lamps bring balance to the bedroom., Bedrooms Design

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    • Modern Industrial: Loft-like look, Wanted to make our not so trendy apartment look like a cool industrial loft.  It has a masculine, industrial look, but with feminine touches., Living Rooms Design

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    • Help with north facing Bedroom...Mexican or chic modern?, Please don't rate this room, this is the room we need to redecorate quickly as it is going to be rented out. We need some ideas please!

We rent this room to students. I often put the boys in this room but it needs to be suitable for girls too. It is north-facing, gets the sun in the morning but as the walls slope in, it can be quite a dark room so we need to choose lighter colours for most of the walls. 

We only have a budget to reuse existing furniture, but it could be painted or whitewashed. 

Should I go with a pine Mexican theme, we have a lot of decorative objects from Mexico and a pink and another blue duvet cover which could match a Mexican theme. 

I have other bedding of various colours but as the colours are different, I am not sure it will go with a new theme, plus I don't want to buy more.

I generally like modern, crisp, chic decor these days (my rustic mexico pine was an old choice) but as we have a limited budget I am not sure what I can do. The students might prefer a Mexican theme but it needs to look chic and crisp too. I don't know how to handle the sloping wall either. 

I would really appreciate you ideas :-) We are based in the counrtyside close to Paris, France., Bedrooms Design

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  3. Step 1: Select a Chair Rail

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  4. Step 2: Determine Height

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  6. Step 4: Cut and Install Pieces

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